WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (CBS/AP) — Two young boys found unresponsive in a pool near their Luzerne County home have died, according to officials. Luzerne County District Attorney Sam Sanguedolce said the 3- and 6-year-old boys were rushed to a hospital after they were found in the Plains Township pool at about 6 p.m. Monday.
Sanguedolce said the young boys lived a few houses down and apparently walked from their home and somehow got into the pool behind a neighboring house.READ MORE: Realmuto, Segura Help Phillies Rally To 7-5 Win Vs. Nats
One died Monday night and the other died Tuesday, Sanguedolce said.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Casey Johnston's Parents Speaks Out After Missing Daughter's Body Found
Autopsies are planned and police and the district attorney’s office continue to investigate.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Requiring All Employees In 'Certain' Healthcare Facilities Get COVID-19 Vaccine Or Regular Testing By Early September
The Associated Press contributed to this report.